Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Philorus Zerny, 1912 , in Wagner. Lepid. Cat. 7 : 152.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior homonym of Philorus Kellog, 1903, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. (3) 3: 199, - Insecta, Diptera. The objective replacement name is Philoros Walker, 1854.

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Senior name:
Philoros Walker, 1854: 283.


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